January 31, 2006 - Industry News
Kenworth Truck Co. has announced that the Bendix ABS-6 System is now standard on Kenworth Class 8 trucks with air brake systems.
Arsenault Associates Inc., the New Jersey-based provider of fleet maintenance management solutions, reports record growth in 2005 and has outlined its plans for 2006
Arrow Truck Sales, Inc. a leading pre-owned truck source, announced several recent sales management promotions
The trucking industry is likely to be paying more fuel taxes or shelling out more for tolls in the not-so-distant future, so it needs to be much more engaged in highway and infrastructure planning,
International Truck and Engine Corp. is recalling 5000 and 9000 series trucks with Caterpillar C15 diesel engines manufactured in 2004 and 2005 because of the possibility of an oil-line break
“Paccar Inc. reported record revenues and net income for 2005 as well as earning its highest quarterly profit in its 100-year history," said Mark C. Pigott, chairman and chief executive officer.
January 30, 2006 - Industry News
Speedco Inc., a leading on-highway truck lube and tire service provider, is hosting a "Tribute to the American Trucker" during this year’s Mid-America Truck Show
Cummins Inc. and Tata Motors have signed an agreement that will allow their joint venture, Tata Cummins Ltd. (TCL), to begin manufacturing the popular ISB engine in the near future
The inaugural Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) – held in Las Vegas Jan. 23 through Jan. 26 – drew 1,821 attendees to hear presentations by industry leaders and analysts, participate in one-on-one meetings an
CTSI, formerly known as Continental Traffic Service Inc., is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a shorter name, but a longer company history than any other logistics IT developer, the company says.
West Chester, Pa.-based A. Duie Pyle Inc., a leading LTL and integrated transportation provider, said it achieved superior performance levels in 2005, particularly regarding on-time delivery and Pyle Priority Service shipments.
January 27, 2006 - Industry News
Beginning this month, Indianapolis-based Magnum Express will pay their owner-operators $.89 a mile for all miles. Drivers were previously paying $.87 for loaded miles and $.80 for empty miles.
YRC Worldwide, formerly Yellow Roadway Corp., recorded earnings $79.8 million or $1.34 a share for the fourth quarter of 2005, compared with $63.3 million or $1.24 a year earlier
The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 3 percent in December as automakers trimmed production.
Patriot Transportation Holding Inc. reported net income of $1,898,000 or $0.62 per diluted share in the first quarter of fiscal 2006, an increase of $214,000 or 12.7 percent compared to $1,684,000 and $0.56 per diluted share i
Terion has exceeded 100,000 installed FleetView units. The milestone caps a year of significant sales growth, during which new installations increased by more than 60 percent
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. announced record financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2005.
Fourth-quarter revenue from operations was $285.2 million, an increase of 27.3 percent
U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. said revenue for the fourth quarter of 2005 increased 1.8 percent to $318.0 million compared with $312.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2004.
January 26, 2006 - Industry News
RUAN Transportation Management System Inc. has announced the completion of the due diligence process and acquisition of Kings County Truck Lines, of Tulare, Calif.
USA Truck Inc., based in Van Buren, Ark., has record quarterly base revenue of $97.1 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2005, an increase of 14 percent from $85.2 million for the same quarter of 2004.
The Sitton Motor Lines Driver of the Month is Jerry Chesnut, an owner-operator from Sherman, Texas. He has been with Sitton since October of 1995.
ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Systems business has signed a long-term agreement with Liteflex LLC to be the exclusive distributor of Liteflex truck, trailer and specialty vehicle composite mechanical springs
Volvo Trucks North America has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the company will initiate a voluntary safety recall on approximately 42,000 Volvo VN and VHD model trucks
Mitchell 1, veteran provider of technical information for vehicle maintenance, service and repair, has announced its web-based heavy-duty vehicle service and repair information database, Tractor-Trailer.net.
January 25, 2006 - Industry News
A number of carriers based throughout North America have recently chosen TMWSuite from TMW Systems as the enterprise management platform for their fleets – pushing the technology provider’s active customer roster to nearly 550
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